Poreč Open Air – Festival of Life

Poreč Open Air for the third time in a row returns the festival spirit on the streets and squares of Poreč and brings a number of new fun events for all generations.
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This year Poreč has become an unavoidable destination for the fun and entertainment lovers and it will be until the 15th of September. Poreč Open Air for the third time in a row returns the festival spirit on the streets and squares of Poreč and brings a number of new fun events for all generations.

Like the last two times, special attention is given to the musical part of the program. A part of the performers will still be a surprise, but the organizers have decided to announce one of this year's music names: popular musicians from Belgrade whose live performances provide an unforgettable experience - S.A.R.S. As one of the most well-known bands in the region, they will play great concert hits like "Lutka", "Ratujemo ti i ja" and "Buđav lebac" on the Poreč Riviera on September 15 to close this year's festival.

The festival, already after its first edition won the prestigious Golden Goat (Capra d'Oro) prize in the festival category. On the last year's festival, more than 130 performers performed in 20 different programs, and the festival has visited more than 60,000 visitors, and this year is expected to be even higher attendance.

The festival program consists of four categories:

  • Street Performance
  • Street Music
  • Cinema and Theater
  • Special events

 A rich program of music evenings offers visitors the opportunity to enjoy the various city spots, streets, and squares. The whole old town core is filled with music, and Poreč lives and dances at the same rhythm.

Street performance offers a wide variety of different events so everyone can find something for themselves.

  • Circus in the City - Performed by Circobalkana will transform the city into an outdoor circus every Monday
  • Every Thursday, the Princess Ball program allows entry to the fairytale world of famous animated characters where it is possible to dance with the "real" prince and princess
  • Filmmakers will also come to their own with the Cinema and Theater program, which offers the enjoyment of the Open Air Cinema every day during the festival program with various movie genres
  • Sundays are provided for interactive educational and entertainment programs for the whole family that show the specialties of Istria and Poreč

But that's not all! Week-long visitors will expect special events, and during July and August on the Summer Stage on Riva will be performing world known tribute bands Queen, The Beatles, David Bowie, Beyonce, James Brown and Red Hot Chili Peppers.

See you in Poreč!

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